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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1058493 (stock #1690)
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19th Century 14K Gold Victorian Mourning, Cameo Ring with Head of a Male. Carved on hard stone with gentleman in profile with curly hair and beard. England, ca. 1880. In excellent condition. Sir Wallis Budge alleged that the noun "Cameo" apparently comes from Kame'o, a word used in kabbalistic slang to signify a "magical square", i. e. a kind of talisman whereupon magical spells was carved...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1950 item #1058494 (stock #1691)
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14K Gold Pin with Pearls and Sapphire in form of an Artist Palette and three painter's brushes. American, ca. 1950. In excellent condition. 1 3/4" x 1 1/4". Ex: Patti Esbia Estate Jewelry, Palm Beach, Florida. The use of seed pearls in fine jewelry throughout the latter part of the 19th century was immensely popular, with elaborate decorative brooches, tiaras, pins and earrings being very representative of Victorian fashion at the time...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1900 item #1058486 (stock #1687)
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18K Mogul / Mughal Emerald and Diamond Stick Pin, India, ca. 1850. Green emerald adorns tip with an accent diamond just below. 18K gold is scored in swirling fashion from diamond to tip. In excellent condition. 3 1/4" long. According to Gemfields, the history of emeralds is long and prolific; in fact, records show that the gem was bought and sold in Babylonian markets as early as 4000 BC...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1331120 (stock #3052)
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Purchased in the King David Hotel, Israel, 1980, 18K / Sterling Silver Necklace, Jerusalem of Gold, by Michael Ende. In excellent condition with pendant 2 1/4" high x 1" wide. Chain is 20 1/2" long from end to end. On obverse the Hebrew words Jerusalem of Gold and Lion of Judah. On the obverse signed by Michael Ende, artist of Jerusalem Israel, a cityscape scene of Jerusalem with the markings 18K & 925 (Sterling Silver)...